Depending on your condition, there are several types of foot orthotics which may be prescribed by your physician.  “Functional” foot orthotics are intended to control or limit unwanted motion in the foot or ankle.  They improve the alignment of the skeletal structure of the foot.  “Accommodative” foot orthotics are designed to redistribute weight through the foot to reduce pressure areas.  They are also used for shock absorption and cushioning.

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Last Modified: December 20, 2014